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Posts Tagged ‘The Sin Eater: A Breviary’

  1. If my career as a blogger falls through, can I earn a living eating other people’s sins?


    December 18, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    Poet, essayist, story-writer and funeral director Thomas Lynch shares a quotation from a history of funeral directing, about a curious functionary, a sort of male scapegoat called the “sin-eater.” It…

  2. Some 2011 Encounters


    December 29, 2011 by Reader's Connection

    I came across these quotations in 2011. Most of them are from works published earlier, so this isn’t anything like a year´s best list. The quotes reflect only the opinions…